What Can I Do to Help Myself with IgA Nephropathy

What Can I Do to Help Myself with IgA NephropathyIgA Nephropathy is considered to be an immune-complex medicated disorder. According to a study, the prevalence rate is on the rise in recent decades. Well then, for people with this disease, what should they do to help themselves?

Dietary changes

A well-balanced diet can help delay the progression of IgA Nephropathy to a large degree. In daily life, the dietary principle can be low-salt, moderate high-quality protein, balance of potassium and phosphorus, high-fiber, low-fat, fresh fruits and vegetables. Meanwhile, they should stay away from other stimulating foods. For individualized suggestion, you are suggested to click the chart on the right side of the screen.

Quit smoking and drinking

It’s known that the above two bad habits can worsen the illness condition. Let us take tobacco for example, nicotine in the tobacco can constrict the blood vessels, elevate blood pressure, which can be a complication of this disease.

Avoid nephrotoxic drugs

To help alleviate the discomforts, some medications can be taken by the patients. However, not all the drugs are helpful, as they may lead to damage to the kidneys.

Effective treatment

At our Huaxia Kidney Disease Hospital, Immunotherapy is highly recommended. As a systematic therapy, it can help correct the abnormal immune system and repair the damaged kidneys fundamentally. Any interests about this, please email us:kidneyfight@hotmail.com and we are glad to help.

Take moderate physical activities

Moderate exercises can help people with IgA nephropathy a lot. In general, jogging, walking, Tai Chi, etc are suggested.

In addition, patients should keep a positive attitude towards life, because it belongs to a chronic disease, and the therapeutic process may last for years.

If you or your beloved one have been diagnosed with IgA nephropathy, remember that we are always here to help. Anything unclear, feel free to leave us a message below. Good luck!

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